recording of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (version 2) by James Joyce.
Read in English by TadhgA Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
is Joyce’s semi-autobiographical first novel. It traces the early life of Stephen Dedalus and his inner struggle with the oppression of Irish society and the Catholic church, ending with his awakening as a poet and writer and self-imposed exile from Ireland.“Welcome, O life, I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.”
(Description by T. Hynes, with quote from the book)
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April 11, 2014
This is an outstanding recording. Tadhg reads with excellent understanding, modulation, diction, and passion. His accent is perfect for the text. Very glad to have this recording available.